Gaelic Football (Ladies & Men's)
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One of the most popular field games for men and women with a rich tradition at Belfield, Gaelic football continues to thrive by attracting players of all levels. In the men’s club, the Sigerson Cup is the highlight of the intervarsity year and produces magnificent football contests in the winter months. The senior team also competes in the Higher Education League, which is now tied into Sigerson qualification adding to the League’s importance. The UCD senior team is currently the reigning Higher Education League and Sigerson Cup title holders. UCD also competes in the Dublin Senior Football Championship, which is the gateway for entry into the AIB All Ireland Club Championship. UCD won this in 1974, 1975 and more recently in 2002 and 2006. One of the club’s ambitions is to again win this coveted trophy.
The Ladies Gaelic Football Club was set up in 1992, since then the club has gone from strength to strength now fielding four teams in both the Higher Education League and Third Level Championships. This UCD club has proven to be a dominant force in intervarsity competition with victories in the Harney Cup, the Lynch Shield, the O’Connor Cup as well as numerous League titles at all levels in recent years. Highlight of last season was the clubs victory in the O’Connor Cup after a break of ten years. The club caters for all levels of ability and also has a very active social scene.